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Make an Informed
Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions we
make on our voyage through our life.
The career you choose will affect many aspects of your life; from an
economics perspective what we can provide for ourselves, spouse,
children, and others.
It often determines the standard of living we can afford, the
clothes, cars, and homes we can buy.
Income, demand, growth potential (outlook), and stability are
certainly important factors to consider when exploring career
options. Long term success in a career though is often determined by
how we feel about our career choice or occupation. Your individual happiness,
satisfaction, and a sense of fulfillment on the job, are just as
important when choosing a career. Pick a career path that you
are passionate about.
Once you have decided on a career path, it’s time to do some
planning and preparation and research. The majority career positions in
today’s workplace call for a certain level of skills and or
training to be hired.
By now you have most likely determined that
most positions in the health care / allied health industry require substantiation
of skills and proficiency obtained by education and job
So you have decided on a career, how much training will be needed
and where do you get it the training and education? There are many
options, from 2year community colleges, 4 year college programs, career schools & colleges,
to online programs.
Do your homework!
Visit the campus. Ask questions. Talk
to current students and graduates. Talk to employers in the industry
you are looking into. Utilize resources that are available through
the state, federal, and accrediting agencies.
Enrolling in a school is an investment, of time and money, make sure
it is a wise one.
Obtain detailed job descriptions, wage information, occupation
projections, cross-over or related fields, and plan for expenses
related to obtaining an education.
Whether you are on a quest of more information for yourself or perhaps
you are conducting some career investigating for someone else a
friend, spouse, or your a high school graduate thanks for taking the
time to visit this page. You are to be applauded for doing the
homework and making an informed decision.
On this page there are resources to help map out your strategies in
beginning a new career.
In addition to the information concerning PCI Health Training
Center’s programs, student services, and outcomes, there are a list
of helpful links.
Not all schools, colleges, and universities, have information
readily available regarding completion rates, placement rates,
documentation of employment sites, or median debt rates. All
prospective students should ask for this information.
Statistics including graduation rates of the schools, colleges, and
universities are available by clicking the NCES link. A comparison
of comparable programs and schools including completion, placement,
and cost, is available by clicking on the TWC Career Schools &
Still have questions?
The best way to find out about the education & student
services offered at PCI Health Training Center is to schedule a
career planning session with the Admissions Department. You may do
so by calling 800-416-3572 or 214 -630-0568 or you can complete an
information request form on the “Request
PCI Program Disclosure